Shawn came to ChicagoCAC after telling his mother that, while he was psychiatrically hospitalized a few months earlier, an older child sexually assaulted him over a period of several months. Even after coming home, Shawn was distraught. Intrusive... Read more →
Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center and our partners are experts on a variety of topics, including preventing, recognizing and responding to child sexual abuse, perpetrators of sexual abuse and how children and families heal.
We welcome the opportunity to speak with the media about these issues. Please direct all inquiries to Trevor Peterson: (312) 492-3728 or TPeterson@ChicagoCAC.org.
ChicagoCAC Executive Director Char Rivette was recently featured on Comcast Newsmakers to raise awareness about our center, our work and how adults can help protect children from sexual abuse. View the segment and learn more with our resources.
Release: Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center, Public Building Commission Celebrate Center’s 15th Anniversary
(Chicago) – On August 4, 2016, the Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) will join Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center (ChicagoCAC) at the new addition to their facility, 1240 S. Damen, for the Center’s15th anniversary celebration of being front-line… Read More
Event to raise awareness and funds to address child sexual and physical abuse (Chicago – April 21, 2016) Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center (ChicagoCAC) will hold its second annual Luminary Award Dinner at the Union League Club on Thursday,… Read More
Our director of strategic initiatives, Meg, was on WCIU‘s Now.Chicago this week to spread the word about keeping kids safe during Child Abuse Prevention Month. View part one and part two on Facebook.
“We exist” calls for action against child abuse Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month with public display at Daley Plaza, volunteers from NFL Alumni Chicago Press Release | April 6, 2016 In recognition of April… Read More
Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center, Public Building Commission Dedicate 18,000-square-foot Expansion
New spaces nearly double center’s square footage, allow for enhanced services for abused children Press Release | June 18, 2015 Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center (ChicagoCAC) and the Public Building Commission today hosted a dedication ceremony for the new… Read More